Heavenly Hash Cake

makes one 9"x13" cake


for the cake:

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature

4 Tbsp cocoa powder

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

1 1/2 cups flour

1 cup chopped nuts


miniature marshmallows


for the icing:

4 Tbsp cocoa powder

1 box powdered sugar

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted

5 Tbsp evaporated milk


Preheat the oven to 350°; grease a 9x13" baking pan and set aside.


Beat together the butter, cocoa, powder and sugar until light and fluffy.  Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.  Stir in the flour and nuts until just combined.  Spread the batter into the prepared pan.  Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until the middle is just barely set.


Spread mini marshmallows over the top of the cake and return the pan to the oven.  Bake about 5 minutes longer, or until the marshmallows are melted and a just barely toasted.


While the cake is baking, prepare the icing.  Mix all the icing ingredients well,  Pour the icing over the marshmallows and warm cake.  Allow the cake to cool to room temperature before slicing.